Bridge detours for projects to begin

HOLLIDAYSBURG – PennDOT announced that detours will be in place on two Blair County roads starting Monday for bridge projects.

A detour on West Loop Road over Old Town Run in Frankstown Township beginning Monday will be in effect until June 9 and will follow Tel Power Road to Lock Mountain Road. Francis J. Palo of Clarion is the prime contractor for the project.

A six-mile detour on Weitzel Hill Road in Taylor Township will be in place until June 5. That detour will follow Plum Creek Road to Route 36 to Pristow Road. George S. Hann & Son Inc. of Fort Littleton is the contractor.

Both projects will remove the old deck, add new reinforcement and place a new concrete deck, as well as roadway approach work and guiderail upgrades.